Spacecom Awards Amos-8 Satellite Contract To SSL

CAPE CANAVERAL—Tel Aviv-based Spacecom announced March 26 it will buy the Amos-8 geostationary telecommunications satellite from Maxar’s SSL, with launch on a SpaceX Falcon 9 scheduled in 2020. The satellite will allow Spacecom to end its lease of Ku-band transponders on AsiaSat-8, now renamed Amos...

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